Meaning of “shock troops” in the English Dictionary

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"shock troops" in British English

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shock troopsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈʃɒk ˌtruːps/ us /ˈʃɑːk ˌtruːps/

soldiers who are specially trained for making sudden attacks

(Definition of “shock troops” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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